Coordinating conjunctions

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Coordinating conjunctions
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2012-09-26 15:29:09
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  1. Coordinating conjunctions
    Coordinating conjunctions connect grammatically equal elements. Coordinating conjunctions are sometimes called the "Fan  Boys" conjunctions-For, And,  Nor, But, Or, Yet, So.
  2. for   Connects  a reason to a result
    Example

    I am a little hungry, for I didn't eat breakfast this morning.
  3. and

    Connects  equal similar ideas
    Example

    John likes to fish and hunt.
  4. nor

    Connects  two  negative sentences
    Example

    She does not eat meat, nor does she drink milk.
  5. but  

    Connects  equal different ideas
    Example:

    I like to eat fish but not to catch them.
  6. yet

    Connects  equal contrasting ideas
    Example:

    It issunny yet cold.
  7. so

    Connects a resultt or a reason
    Example:

    I did not eat breakfast this morning, so I am a little hungry.

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